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24th Mar 2017

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Germany still taking lion's share of asylum cases

Germany registered 187,000 first-time asylum applications in the second quarter of this year, the European Commission said on Thursday. The figure accounts for 61% of the EU total (305,700) with Italy, France, Hungary and Greece also seeing large numbers. Applications jumped by 132% in Greece compared with quarter one, 118% in Hungary and 65% in Poland. They fell in Nordic states, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Opinion

Birthday wishes to the European Union

With the EU soon to celebrate its 60th birthday, there are still lingering questions about the bloc's future and whether there can be a change in fortune.

Hohe Cyber-Bedrohung für Frankreichs Wahlen

Frankreichs Präsident Francois Hollande kündigt an, alle notwendigen Massnahmen zu treffen, um Cyberattacken vor den Präsidentschaftswahlen im April und Mai zu verhindern. Die politischen Parteien sind jedoch weiterhin anfällig.

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